Dailies : Harrington, Wen, Shannon, Young, Serendipity, Koji

Kit Harrington joins the MCU

“Game of Thrones” star Kit Harrington will star in an upcoming Marvel Studios movie, one of the big superhero franchises, Deadline revealed today. It’s unknown which film Harrington will be a part of, only that it’ll likely be his next movie.

S.H.I.E.L.D star boards Star Wars series

“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” star Ming-Na Wen has joined the cast of Disney+ series “The Mandalorian”. Of being part of both the Marvel and “Star Wars” franchises, the actress said “Please just keep acquiring all these different franchises,” she said to Bob Iger, “because I just keep getting employed by them. I have hit every bucket list thanks to Disney.” [More…]

General Zod courted for basketball series

Michael Shannon is playing L.A Lakers own Dr. Jerry Buss in a new series about the NBA team’s 1980s dynasty. Shannon joins Jason Clarke in the cast for the Adam McKay-directed pilot, which was previously known as Showtime after the team’s ’80s moniker, but is now untitled. [More…]

Wan gets Young for horror film

“Containment” actor George Young has landed the male lead role opposite Annabelle Wallis in James Wan’s next horror film. The tentatively titled “Silvercup” will film this fall, before Wan returns to sea for the “Aquaman” sequel. [More…]

Another day, another film turns TV series

A TV series based on the John Cusack-Kate Beckinsale movie “Serendipity” is in the works at NBC. Project hails from Miramax Television, whose film division produced the original film, and writer Jonny Umansky. The logline : Harry and Claire fall in love one fateful night, are separated by circumstance and then spend years trying to find one another again…with a little help from the universe. [More…]

G.I Joe spin-off adds

“Warrior” star Andrew Koji has been cast as Storm Shadow in the recently-announced “Snake Eyes” series. Henry Golding was recently announced for the title role. [More…]

Bacon as Freddy? Englund thinks so!

Robert Englund thinks he has one more “Elm Street” movie left in him – playing Freddy, that is – but believes New Line should lock down a replacement, someone who can do the next batch of sequels, and suggests Kevin Bacon for the job. [More…]

D23 : Oddly-timed Spidey series announced for Disney Junior

D23 : Rise of the Skywalker poster, footage… Palpatine!